The table below looks at the statistics for the CLAS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CLAS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CLAS Consultant
Rank 568 552 567
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs requiring a CLAS Consultant 38 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.051% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.055% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 18
Average daily rate
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£558 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £550 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £550 £538
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

CLAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CLAS Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

CLAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 21 £564 +2.54% 2
London +24 13 £575 +15.00% 1
South West -39 3 £607 - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £470 -
West Midlands -14 2 £501 -9.00%
South East -21 2 £470 -
City of London +18 1 - -
Birmingham -4 1 £500 -9.09%
North West -11 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
North East - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Warrington - - - -

CLAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CLAS Consultant in their job title.

1 41 (44.57%) CESG
1 41 (44.57%) CESG CLAS
2 39 (42.39%) Security Cleared
3 36 (39.13%) RMADS
3 36 (39.13%) Risk Management
4 33 (35.87%) SC Cleared
5 31 (33.70%) Information Assurance
6 27 (29.35%) Information Security
7 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
8 18 (19.57%) Security Architecture
9 16 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (16.30%) Internet
10 15 (16.30%) Web Services
11 13 (14.13%) Firewall
11 13 (14.13%) Oracle
12 12 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
13 11 (11.96%) GPG13
13 11 (11.96%) Protective Monitoring
14 10 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.78%) Network Security
15 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (8.70%) JSP 440
16 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
17 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
17 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
18 4 (4.35%) CISSP
18 4 (4.35%) JSP

CLAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CLAS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Summit
1 1 (1.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) Internet
2 13 (14.13%) Firewall
3 12 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (9.78%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
General
1 3 (3.26%) Military
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) Web Services
2 4 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.57%) CESG
1 41 (44.57%) CESG CLAS
2 36 (39.13%) RMADS
3 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) Handset
6 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) UNIX
1 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 31 (33.70%) Information Assurance
3 27 (29.35%) Information Security
4 18 (19.57%) Security Architecture
5 11 (11.96%) Protective Monitoring
6 10 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.35%) Data Security
9 4 (4.35%) Security Management
9 4 (4.35%) Workflow
9 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (3.26%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (3.26%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity Management
11 2 (2.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) C
2 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (42.39%) Security Cleared
2 33 (35.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Degree
3 4 (4.35%) CISSP
4 3 (3.26%) CISA
4 3 (3.26%) CISM
4 3 (3.26%) MBA
4 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.96%) GPG13
3 8 (8.70%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco
2 2 (2.17%) Juniper
2 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.09%) TOWER Software